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Tori Spelling is a versatile actress whose career spans theater, television and film. Spelling and husband Dean McDermott can currently be seen in their new Oxygen series, "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings." The eight-episode series follows Spelling and McDermott as they set out to give couples a once-in-a-lifetime experience. They can also be seen in the sixth season of their hit series "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood." Spelling and McDermott created the show and serve as executive producers.Spelling is also an accomplished author. She released her first children's book "Presenting...Tallulah" in September 2010. Taking cues from her own childhood, the book tells the sweet tale of a young girl who really just wants to be herself. Spelling and illustrator Vanessa Brantley Newton bring to life the story of a spunky little girl who, with the help of some special friends, is able to discover exactly who she is.Spelling's first memoir "sTORI Telling" was published in March 2008 and debuted at #3 on The New York Times Bestseller List and in September 2008, "sTORI Telling" moved to #1. The memoir is based on her truly unique life and provides an irreverent look at her family and childhood, marriages, motherhood -- and all that stems from a private life made public.Spelling's second memoir, "Mommywood," also debuted on The New York Times Best Seller List and focuses on her life as a mother. In June 2010, Spelling published her third memoir, "Uncharted terriTORI," and became a three-time New York Times best-selling author. "Uncharted terriTORI" shares Spelling's unique and very public life and misadventures -- complete with growing children, daredevil husband McDermott, a tight circle of friends, both welcome and invasive cameras, and an infamous mother -- with humor and candor. In 2009 Spelling reprised her role as Donna Martin in the spinoff series "90210" and guest-starred on the hit series "Smallville," where she portrayed a gossip columnist. She starred in the comedy series "So NoTORIous" and served as an executive producer on the scripted comedy, which was loosely based on her life. Spelling also starred in the Los Angeles stage production of the highly acclaimed "Maybe Baby, It's You." In the two-person show, Spelling portrayed 11 different characters.Spelling received critical praise for her performance in Fine Line's comedy film "Trick," playing an aspiring actress who is constantly coming between her best friend and his hunky potential one-night stand.Spelling's additional feature-film credits include: the independent feature "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"; "Kiss the Bride"; "Scary Movie 2," the sequel to the 2000 blockbuster; and a cameo in "Scream 2." She also had a starring role in the Miramax comedy-drama "The House of Yes," which garnered kudos for Spelling's portrayal of a young college student who meets her fiance's dysfunctional family over a stormy Thanksgiving weekend. Spelling also starred as Donna Martin on the series "Beverly Hills, 90210" for 10 seasons. Spelling is also an accomplished designer with a distinct sense of style. Her clothing line, Little Maven, for infants and toddlers, features fun, young and versatile designs. The line is sold in department stores and specialty boutiques. Her latest jewelry designs from The Tori Spelling Collection are available exclusively on HSN. The collection includes necklaces, earrings, cuffs and bracelets.In addition, Spelling works with numerous charities, including Much Love Animal Rescue, a no-kill shelter dedicated to finding rescued animals loving homes in the Los Angeles area.Spelling has two children with her husband McDermott: Liam Aaron, 3, and Stella Doreen, 2. ? back to planners' bios